It often is an honor to serve on the board of a non profit organization, however, there are several issues that you should keep in mind before accepting appointment to the board and during your time of service. Here are just a few:
- Always be sure to obtain a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and Form 1023 before accepting a position on the board.
- Before and during service, regularly review the Non Profit’s Conflict of Interest Policy.
- Ensure that the purpose/mission of the Non Profit matches the Certificate of Incorporation as the Non Profit grows.
- Always review the Annual Tax forms before they are filed.
We can help you address these and other issues you should be aware of in connection with service on a non profit organization’s board of directors.